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Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …

Amane Advisors awarded contract by SPARK to provide water advisory services

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Amane Advisors has been awarded the contract to provide advisory services for the development of all water and wastewater facilities in the new city, SPARK (King Salman Energy Park). Energy City Development Company (ECDC) is developing and operating a new energy hub – The King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) – with the strategic objectives …

Digital transformation reframes Asia Pacific’s water industry

water treatment, wastewater treatment, digital solutions, digital transformation, digital twins

In addition to environmental and social challenges, water utilities in Asia Pacific are faced with the complexities of non-revenue water, underdeveloped or ageing water infrastructure and growing expenditure. Digital transformation offers the water industry an opportunity to provide reliable and sustainable water supply by optimising distribution …

NEWEA Annual Conference to proceed in 2021

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The New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) has announced that it is currently exploring three options for its Annual Conference scheduled to take place in 2021. The options are: A fully digital event A hybrid digital/in-person event A fully in-person event The NEWEA has also given assurances that the conference will be held …